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Indian Mound & Museum

1028 S Court St, Florence, AL 35630-6116
+1 256-760-6427
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Great Renovations

Since renovating the place, it is even better! Amazing collection of artifacts and the "cave... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GRITSfromAL
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Huntsville, Alabama
Amazing

Small museum with so much inside. Well worth the stop. Lay out is great and staff was very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
knitaway
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The Florence Indian Mound Museum is dedicated to the interpretation of the prehistoric culture of the Shoals area.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1028 S Court St, Florence, AL 35630-6116
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+1 256-760-6427
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since renovating the place, it is even better! Amazing collection of artifacts and the "cave" effect is enjoyable! Worth the visit!

1  Thank GRITSfromAL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small museum with so much inside. Well worth the stop. Lay out is great and staff was very informative.

1  Thank knitaway
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

A self guided tour and video explains the history and origin of the large Indian Mound. they have an excellent display of arrow and spear points, tools and fishing hooks used by the native tribes. Very nicely displayed and labeled. One of the treasures of...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2018

We climbed the stairs to the top of the mound and was humbled that this was built more than 2000 years ago. Last time we were here the museum was a little shack. What an improvement and all the information was great. A special place...More

1  Thank Eater167
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Very well put together museum small and compact but with a good over view of the areas native American history. The items on display give a very good cross section of the history of the area. Brian was very knowledgeable and helpful. A must see...More

2  Thank Rcf406
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

This museum is amazing!! The main exhibit is very well done and takes you through thousands of years of history of the Shoals area. The mound itself is accessible and the staff are super friendly and helpful. This place is awesome!!!

1  Thank Winthrop A
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

I'm SO glad that I started my tour here -- this museum is much more than a hometown museum: They packed 10,000 years of North American history into their small but well-organized rooms. Displays were easy to understand (but just right for adults and children...More

3  Thank UnstoppableTraveler
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

This museum, opened in 2017, does a very nice job of illustrating the history of Native Americans in North America, with a special emphasis in the exhibits of recent history on tribes from this area. This is the first Indian mound I have visited. While...More

4  Thank arecibo2
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

This city-owned museum was one of my favorite places in this wonderful part of Alabama. The personnel were friendly and gave out a lot of information. The museum itself is small but exceptionally well put together and the Indian Mound is adjacent to the museum,...More

1  Thank EnriqueR2713
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

Thank goodness the people of Florence saved this mound. The museum is fantastic with drawers full of Native American artifacts to view. Great, short film about the mound and the Native American in the area. The museum is new and plans to expand the exhibit....More

2  Thank whitewater4
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Charlie T
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Duster | Reviewed this property |
The charge for adult admission is currently $5.00, but you can park in the parking lot and visit the indian mound for free.
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